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Bartow Literary Elevenses June 16 - 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Bartow Literary Elevenses

Join Museum Guides Laura DeRiggi and Caitlyn Sellar as they lead an historical-fiction book club where literature and tea blend for a savory adventure. Tea and light refreshments will be served; please bring a sweet or savory snack for the group to enjoy! Come be part of the fun.

Bats! Brats! Beer! June 16 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bats! Brats! Beer!

Calling all dads! As part of Father’s Day Weekend, BPMM thinks you deserve a Saturday afternoon ballgame with beer and brats. Come celebrate on the front lawn of the mansion and watch the New York Mutuals play with 1864 rules, balls, bats, and uniforms—but no helmets or gloves! After the game, kids join in the fun for a game of rounders with team members. Beer, brats, and hot dogs available for purchase.

Music Music New York June 21 - 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Music Music New York

Make Music New York is NYC’s largest one-day free celebration of music. BPMM is joining the fun by participating in this unique music holiday, in which music makers of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds take center stage through live performances in outdoor public spaces across all five boroughs. Participants are encouraged to perform on BPMM’s Sing for Hope piano that day.

A Floor Apart, A World Away June 24 - 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
A Floor Apart, A World Away

Please join us for a presentation by Margaret Lynch-Brennan, PhD, author of The Irish Bridget: Irish Immigrant Women in Domestic Service in America, 1840–1930, followed by a ribbon-cutting ceremony and reception for Bartow-Pell’s new interpretive space on the third floor.


BPMM Adventures Camp July 16 - July 20 - 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
BPMM Adventures Camp

Children ages 6 through 12 are invited to spend a week at Bartow-Pell from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. having fun and learning about gardening, sustainability, and local history. This unique program mixes core activities in the organic children’s garden with exploration of the 19th-century mansion, the Northeast Woodlands wigwam, and family life in both. Kids will also enjoy engaging crafts, wildlife investigations, creative cooking, nature hikes, and more.


Bartow-Pell Discovery Camp August 20 - August 24 - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bartow-Pell Discovery Camp

Calling all young historians for a week of hands-on history at Bartow-Pell! Elementary school-aged kids will have an opportunity to step back in time through this immersive program filled with indoor and outdoor activities and crafts. Junior archaeologists will unearth our rich past by examining the lives of the Lenape and the Bartow Family. Campers will discover a life without technology, and experience games, music, dance, and education from the 19th century. Bartow-Pell is the place where history meets adventure. An afternoon snack will be provided, but please bring a bag lunch from home.

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